Logo impressed by Kobe's tenacity

Originally Published: June 13, 2009
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

ORLANDO -- There is at least one soul in the NBA universe who doesn't care that Kobe Bryant couldn't close in Game 3, or that he missed 20 shots and needed Derek Fisher to bail him out in Game 4, or that Kobe's kids started calling him Grumpy because he's been so humorless about this championship stuff.

Fortunately for Bryant it's the guy whose opinion he treasures most in this game.

Good luck trying to convince Jerry West that the sight of Bryant hunched over at ...

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